|The Barbie Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Doll. Barbie made quite a splash at her March 9, 1959 premiere. Sporting her trademark blonde ponytail and eye-popping black and white bathing suit, she is the doll that started it all. Always a snapshot of style in-the-moment, Barbie gives girls of all ages a guide to glam, a license to dream, and a way to make a personal fashion statement. Now, Sports Illustrated celebrates the iconic status of Barbie and her zebra-striped suit in their 50th Anniversary Legends issue. Barbie poses in her original 1959 original fashion model suit and other iconic bathing suits, culminating in this 2014 reinterpretation of one of her all-time most famous looks! From her very first Malibu maillot to this updated Hollywood halter, Barbie remains always in the swim! Doll stand included. There is a limit of two doll per name, e-mail address, street address, phone#, MCC VIP Member. Any duplicate orders or orders with more than two of this item will be cancelled. Thank you for understanding that we are trying to give everyone the opportunity to get this doll!